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Isaac's Restaurant

48 Maccurtain Street, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 450 3805
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
48 Maccurtain Street, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Six guys met for lunch as we have done every Christmas for over thirty years. We had a most enjoyable meal and were very pleased with everything. It was not possible to get a taxi home afterwards due to town being so busy (5 pm...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are staying at the Isaac hotel and we went there for dinner, variety of dishes to choose from plus a specials menu as well. Not overly priced either. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sandyred52
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the layout of this place. Recommended by a friend, we booked it to celebrate my ‘big’ birthday! Waitress was lovey, very friendly and helpful from the minute we arrived. It was quiet when we sat down but soon filled up. We chose from the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Dollydylo
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Myself and my sister were in Cork for a two night relaxing stay the first night we went to Issacs and had an early bird menu (it was 8pm) it was fabulous, we shared the bread and butter pudding it was divine!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jenakin
Reviewed 31 October 2018

We had booked a table in the early afternoon of a busy holiday Sunday afternoon. Upon arrival we found that our table was ready and set for three as booked. The waiting service was professionally friendly and quick with starters delivered within minutes. The food...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dublin3_Ed
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Wonderful food and great service. This is a vibrant restaurant with a lovely menu. Simple decor woth a focus on excellent food. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ann T
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Visited for lunch with some friends on a busy bank holiday weekend - although service was a little slow, the food was delicious - I got the warm chicken salad - it was a large portion, great value with loads of chicken, bacon and potatoes....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank m45
Reviewed 20 October 2018

I ate here last week with a group of business colleagues. The atmosphere in here is warm and inviting, the staff were friendly and attentive, the food was lovely. I had a 10oz Sirloin Steak cooked medium rare, followed by sticky toffee pudding, both which...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank simonrE1023OX
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

We would like to thank all the staff and customers at Issac’s Restaurant for their hospitality on a late September night, it was very cold & wet evening in Cork. We were an ambulance crew stopping for a break. The manager came to our assistance...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank terrykH4964CL
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

We had a reservation for Saturday 6th October. Seven of us getting together to celebrate our combines birthdays. Isaacs is a warm buzzy restaurant. Lovely menu with lots of choice. We has the crab crumble starter which was different and so tast. Followed by the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LizR916
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john b
22 August 2018|
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Response from apmulcahy53 | Reviewed this property |
No either in Isaacs or more upmarket Greens next door. Business casual is fine
Pamela W
27 July 2016|
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Response from liam o | Reviewed this property |
I don't know that. But if you want a good vegetarian restaurant in Cork you should try Cafe Paradiso at Lancaster Quay
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$47
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Maccurtain Street, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 450 3805
  • E-mail
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